The Dazzle of Day

The Dazzle of Day

eBook - 2019
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"The Dazzle of Day is a brilliant and widely celebrated mixture of mainstream literary fiction and science fiction. Award-winning author Molly Gloss turns her attention to the frontiers of the future, when the people of our over-polluted planet Earth voyage out to the stars to settle new worlds, to survive unknown and unpredictable hardships, and to make new human homes. Specifically, it is a story about Quakers, people who have grown up on a ship that is traveling to a new world, and about the society and culture that have evolved among them by the time they arrive at their new home planet"--
Publisher: London ; New York : Saga Press, 2019
Edition: First Saga Press paperback edition
ISBN: 9781481498494
1481498495
Branch Call Number: EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Mar 10, 2011

What a refreshing book! The theme was a breath of fresh air. Most science fiction about post apocalyptic space travel to find a new world has a warrior theme. Not this one. The culture of the community that travels to a live on a distant planet is quaker-based. Decision-making is consensus and spiritually based. Doesn't mean that there are not the usual problems with human interactions. Just that decision-making is done so differently than what is mainstream in this culture. And the emotional impact of hardship and death is realistic. To top it off, the writing is excellent. I loved this book.

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